Put-in-Bay, Ohio


Bring the family and enjoy the island life this summer at Put-in-Bay (Put in Bay). Use our online Put-in-Bay Island Visitor Guide to plan your trip.
Get an early start to your day and enjoy an overview of island history aboard the Island Tour Train. It leaves from the Depot downtown on the corner of Delaware and Toledo avenues. You can explore the island on your own by renting a golf cart, bicycles or by walking.
There’s lots to do during the day, including Kids Programs and Ranger Talks at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial. We have two wineries to tour, two caves to explore, kayaking, jet skiing, parasailing, golf, historic home tours, a butterfly house, miniature golf, a great museum to tour, a wildlife center, a nature preserve, a walking trail, a beautiful park overlooking the downtown harbor, and lots of fun places to shop for a souvenir of your day at Put in Bay.
All that activity is sure to make you hungry! We’ve got great places to eat and everyone has something that’s special to them. From pizza and sandwiches, to lobster, steaks, perch and walleye, you’ll find something you’ll love for lunch and dinner. A lot of eateries also serve breakfast and most restaurants post their menus and specials outside so you can preview your choices.
Now that you’re full and you’ve visited some of the sights, and shopped for souvenirs to take home to family and friends, enjoy the many different entertainers who play the many venues here at Put-in-Bay.
You can pack a lot of fun into your day trip to Put-in-Bay!
The Jet Express offers late night service with the last ferry departing Put-in-Bay at 12:15am. The Miller Ferry’s last mainland trip leaves Put-in-Bay’s Lime Kiln Dock at 9pm. Click on their links to see their schedules.
If you’re a “day tripper” this visit to Put-in-Bay, stop by the Put-in-Bay Chamber offices in the Depot and pick up information on our many lodging choices. Make a reservation at one of our many hotels, bed & breakfasts, cottages, villas, homes, suites, condos or our state park campgrounds, and extend your next visit and enjoy the island life here on South Bass Island in the Lake Erie Islands.
Plan your 2015 visit to Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island) and Middle Bass Island now by clicking on the 2015 Calendar of Events and our online 2015 Island Guide. The 54-page printed guide is available for download on our website and can also be ordered here on the website by clicking on Order Our Island Guide. Put-in-Bay’s (Put in Bay) official Island Visitor Guide & Vacation Planner for 2015, produced and distributed by the Put-in-Bay (Put in Bay) Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau that represents 160 Put in Bay (Put-in-Bay) businesses, is available now!